Macdonald Swan Hotel
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- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Room service
- Breakfast Available
- Non-smoking hotel
- Non-smoking rooms
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... directions from a book and once again it was crossing the cow paddock that challenged us. We will be expert status soon - we actually found our way back to the Lighthouse Bar where we met Mick & Karen, friends of Geoff & Shirley, for a few drinks.
And it is 8:30pm, still broad daylight and we are still in short sleeves!
Off to the Cotswolds tomorrow with a night in Chipping Norton before returning to London.
... momentum as it went, thankfully it didn't collide with anyone. We passed through the slate quarry which meant we were getting closer to our destination only another 4 kms to go but it was still downhill. All bits of me are aching as I slowly made my way to Langstrath Manor Inn finally arriving at 7.30pm. Dinner at 8 - shared plate of haggis and black pudding balls, pate followed by stuffed mushrooms and a lovely Argentinian Malbec. Oh the joy of getting into ...
... at 10.01. The car park was now buzzing. Using our National Trust passes we entered these beautiful gardens. The cost of entry is free to NT members but would have cost £11.55 each. These gardens are fantastic and a must if you are in this area. Annie said they were the best gardens she's ever seen (we've been there before), but she later said they were one of the best. We spent quite a bit of time in the gardens. There was ...
... to Windermere, picked up the washing which was being done at the local laundrette (a real bonus), and booked back into The Westboune. A cruise on the lake was next on the agenda, so it was back down the hill to catch the Blue Cruise - 45 minutes around the lake taking in lots of interesting and scenic places. It was such a different perspective to see the area from the water. The ...
... gardens, before heading back to find The Westbourne, which was down towards the lake at Bowness. We settled ourselves into a very nice room before heading down the hill to look at the lake. As it was close to 5 o'clock we actually got to see the lake in sunshine. It was really lovely. The local Thai restaurant was our dinner venue, and we had a lovely meal before retiring to our comfortable room, having decided to book another night so we enjoy this gorgeous place ...